LSPR 98.04 ESTATES—PROBATE (a) Estates—Probate Accounts. (1) Receipts or cancelled checks in support of final and intermediate accounts in probate matters shall not ordinarily be filed with the clerk. Supporting documentation to accounts shall be supplied to the court as needed to resolve any objection of an interested party or issue raised by the court. Amended effective 9/1/02 (2) Final accounts are to be prepared in charge and discharge form, accounting for all assets received by the personal representative, all credits claimed, and reconciled to the balance of the assets on hand to be distributed. Amended effective 9/1/02 (3) Order for Production of Wills. Upon filing any petition showing jurisdictional facts as to the estate of a deceased person and alleging that it is believed that a will exists and is in a safe deposit box to which the deceased had access, any person having control of such safe deposit box may be directed by court order to open such box in the presence of the petitioner, and if a document purporting to be a will of the deceased is found, the custodian of such safe deposit box shall deliver the same to counsel for the petitioner for immediate filing or to the clerk of the court. The clerk, on demand, and on payment of fees, shall issue a receipt for the same, attaching a photostatic or a like reproduction of said will to the receipt. The fees and mileage to the custodian for such delivery shall be the same as those for any witness and payable by the petitioner, together with expenses incurred. Amended effective 9/1/02
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